Hot August 2018 – The Rundown

Hot August Music Festival Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville, MD August 18, 2018 It’s that time of year again! Hot August Music Festival has snuck up on us once again. The veteran three-stage festival draws national, regional and local talent to perform, while bringing in fans from all over the Mid-Atlantic and beyond. The 2018 lineup […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Love Canon – Cover Story

Love Canon – Cover Story Over the past eight years, Love Canon has gradually picked up the torch of Appalachian bluegrass, carrying on one of the region’s oldest traditions. The band’s latest release, Cover Story, is a nine-track effort consisting of guest-filled bluegrass versions of ‘80s pop classics. Love Canon enlists an all-star cast of […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Hot Buttered Rum – Lonesome Panoramic

Hot Buttered Rum – Lonesome Panoramic Based in the San Francisco Bay Area and born out of a mutual love for acoustic music, Hot Buttered Rum has graced stages around the country for nearly two decades. The five-piece band independently released its sixth studio album, Lonesome Panoramic, on July 20, 2018, showing a true mastery […]

Revelator Hill Releases New Single Ahead of Northeast Tour

REVELATOR HILL – MY EVERYTHING Bobby Thompson, of Revelator Hill, got off the road in April, following a year-long tour supporting ‘Atlantic Detour’ and ‘Live By The Creek.’ After returning home, he dove into the only thing he knows and started writing right away. After uploading an acoustic version of ‘My Everything’ to YouTube, with […]

John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring Announce Live Album Release

JOHN MCLAUGHLIN and JIMMY HERRING TRAILBLAZING GUITARISTS, COMPOSERS, AND BANDLEADERS TO RELEASE LIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO ON SEPTEMBER 21 “This recording of the final set at the Warfield Theatre brings to full circle the amazing advent of The Mahavishnu Orchestra In 1971, and its renaissance on this night in San Francisco.” mused the boundary-shattering guitarist […]

Chad Elliott & The Redemptions Set To Release Rest Heavy

Chad Elliott & The Redemptions Release Rest Heavy on August 10, 2018 Bluesy, Rockin’ and Soulful Original Music Recorded at Sun Studio in Memphis Iowa singer-songwriter, artist and author, Chad Elliott, independently releases Rest Heavy: The Sun Studio Sessions on August 10, 2018. Elliott’s writing weaves love, loss and forgiveness into well-worn lyrics with timeless […]

RAGIN’ REVIEW & INTERVIEW: Leftover Salmon – Something Higher

Leftover Salmon – Something Higher For the better part of three decades, Leftover Salmon has been in a constant state of creative development. When the band is on break from tour, its members are on the road with various other projects, always absorbing and learning from each and every experience. Anyone who has ever taken […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival 2018 – Just A Taste

Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD April 27-28, 2018 Having now completed its 6th annual installment, Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival has become a staple of the Mid-Atlantic music scene and a must-see for Baltimore residents. Check out a taste of some photos from myself and Michael Newman, and […]

Bencoolen Releases Room Rockin’ Single

Bencoolen – In The End Gradually positioning themselves as a must-see live act in the Mid-Atlantic music scene, Bencoolen has continually evolved their sound, always chasing perfection. On the live spectrum, the band has opened for such prestigious acts as The Marcus King Band, Cold War Kids, Mungion, Big Something, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Atlas […]

Suwannee Roots Revival Initial Lineup

The 3rd Annual Suwannee Roots Revival October 11-14, 2018 Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL Featuring: Keller Williams’ PettyGrass Featuring The HillBenders, Donna the Buffalo, The Seldom Scene, Samantha Fish, Peter Rowan Free Mexican Airforce, Jim Lauderdale, Verlon Thompson, Rev. Jeff Mosier, and more! Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now Tickets→ www.suwanneerootsrevival.com/tickets/ […]